"The leaves have turned. The air is crisp. The medals from a summer's worth of triathlons are pinned to your board in the kitchen. But now the calendar is blank until the end of the year. Should you be racing in the offseason? If so, what races should you pick to enter?
Ask a few people and you will get a surprisingly diverse set of answers. To arrive at the best answer, you will need to decide what is most important to you. Consider which of these three (very different) goals is at the top of your list:
- Build the right base for next year.
- Strengthen your run.
- Stay fit, but having some fun. ..." [source: active.com / author: Paul Tyler] --- Kjell